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Wisconsin Holstein Association proud to announce the 2013 scholarship winners
May 30, 2013

The Wisconsin Holstein Association is proud to announce the 2013 scholarship  winners. 13 scholarships were awarded to members studying in agriculture or  related fields at a two-year or four-year University. These outstanding members  will receive their scholarships at the 2014 Junior Holstein Convention in the  Wisconsin Dells.

Derrek Kamphuis from Brandon, Wis. will receive the  Gordon Berg Memorial Scholarship. Gordon was a long-time Wisconsin Holstein  member and breeder from Brownsville, Wis. This scholarship is given to a student  enrolled in a technical college, two-year, or short course agriculture program.  Kamphuis is the 17-year-old son of Steve and Sue Kamphuis. He is a senior at  Laconia High School and plans to return to the family farm after finishing  school.

Receiving the  Doris Morris Memorial Scholarship is Bethany Dado from Amery, Wis. This  scholarship is in honor of Doris who was a longtime Wisconsin Holstein member.  Doris and her husband Arden, along with Arden’s brother, Maldwyn, and his wife,  Inez, owned and operated Arwyn Farms in Waukesha County for over 40 years. Dado  is the 19-year-old daughter of Richard and Gwen Dado. She is a freshman at the  University of Wisconsin-Madison majoring in dairy science and genetics with  plans to work in agriculture research or become a dairy science  professor.

Ryan Pralle from Humbird, Wis. will receive the Bradley Fust  Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is given in memory of Brad who was an  enthusiastic member of the Junior Holstein Association from Wausau, Wis. Pralle  is the 19-year-old son of Scott and Pam Pralle. He is a sophomore at the  University of Wisconsin-Madison majoring in dairy science and genetics with  plans to work in the molecular and chemistry field after graduate  school.

In addition, ten more well deserving Wisconsin Holstein Juniors  will also receive four-year scholarships. Recipients include Kayla Kruger, Ethan  Dado, John Klossner, Morgan Behnke, Elizabeth Endres, Rachel Hartlaub, Valerie  Kramer, Cassandra Endres, Andrea Pagenkopf and Bryce Krull.

The National  Distinguished Junior Member representatives will be announced at the 2014 Junior  Holstein Convention banquet in December where they will receive a scholastic  achievement scholarship for 2013 as well.

For several years, the Ames  family has awarded a $500 scholarship in memory of their parents, John and  Isabelle Ames of Ames-Way Holsteins, Darien, WI. This year’s recipient is Cara  Biely from Menchalville, Wis. Cara is the 21 year-old daughter of Mark and Lois  Biely and was recently named the 2012 Outstanding Wisconsin Holstein  Girl.

Wisconsin Holstein would like to congratulate all of these  outstanding members as they have a bright future in front of them. We invite all  Wisconsin Holstein members planning to attend a two or four-year college to  apply for a scholarship in 2014.


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